• Meat Merchandiser

    Job Locations US-PA-Robesonia
    Posted Date 6 days ago(11/8/2018 12:23 PM)
    Requisition ID
    11468
    Company
    Robesonia Logistics, LLC
    Category
    Procurement
  • Company Overview

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    Robesonia Logistics, LLC is one of the largest wholesale grocery suppliers in the Northeast, and is one of many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. At Robesonia Logistics, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

     

    Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with Robesonia Logistics, LLC. Robesonia Logistics, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    Meat, Deli, Seafood, Bakery Merchandising Sales Specialist

    Responsibilities

    THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE PITTSBURGH, PA, AREA

    • Telephone sales to Major Independents and Small Chains. Each position has an assigned list of customers which need to be called and visited in order to maintain and grow C&S sales with the account.
    • Take orders on a routine basis, sells against daily and weekly target initiatives, and negotiate selling costs on occasions as assigned by Procurement in order to liquidate excess or close dated inventories
    • Work with Store Owners and Department Directors to develop merchandising and marketing directions and programs for retail stores
    • Work closely with Procurement to develop new lines, line extensions, and brands to satisfy customer needs; identify quantities and product flow methodology to ensure proper distribution
    • Mentor and assist sales staff in meat merchandising, identification, product usage, terminology and seasonality
    • Assist customer as required in issue management for questions around billing costs, shortages, and others as needed.  Complex issues are diverted to the direct management.
    • Independent ad development- work with selected customers to assist them in their ad programs and other merchandising needs, along with projections and ad bookings.
    • Maintenance of C&S Order Guides and Price Books
    • Order review and assistance in filling bookings with Procurement- sub as needed.
    • Negotiate sell cost as needed for close dated and excess inventories on Procurement push list.
    • Represent C&S at Industry and Customer Functions as deemed necessary and important by Senior Director

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years experience as supermarket meat manager required; meat merchandising experience a plus
    • Should possess sufficient meat merchandising knowledge to “walk” a meat, deli & seafood case, reset a meat, deli & seafood department, and develop ads for retail meat, deli & seafood departments
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
    • Sound statistical acumen, interpretation and analytical ability.  Professional verbal and written communication skills.  Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize

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